Tag Archive: Leadership Development

The Top 20 Ways to Say What You Really Think

The false peace of not saying what you really think eventually sucks the life out of you. Speak up because you’ll complain less if things don’t go your way.   20 ways to… Continue reading

Holy Shift

You have a holy shift in your story. It happened when you realized you still had room to grow and more to learn. Humility and humiliation: “We learn about humility through humiliation.” Bill… Continue reading

Motivation to Televise Your Colonoscopy

Last year, Katie Couric convinced Jimmy Kimmel to televise his first colonoscopy. In 2000, Katie televised her own. What motivates a person to have a colonoscopy on national television? The answer is pain.… Continue reading

The Shamrock System – Plus, Minus, and Equal

Frank Shamrock is one of the most successful mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters of all time. He was named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 1990s by the Wrestling Observer. The Shamrock development… Continue reading

How to Knock a Box off a Stool with a Cookie

In a recent workshop, I invited a participant to knock a small box off a stool using a cookie. She stood with her back to the stool and tossed the cookie over her… Continue reading

Three Principles that Explain Authentic Decision-Making

You can’t make a good decision until you know who you are. Decisions based on someone else’s values are dissatisfying and ineffective. 3 principles that explain authentic decision-making: #1. Identity tells you what… Continue reading